Physician, protect thyself: healthcare cybersecurity circling the drain

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Study after study reveals that healthcare cybersecurity breaches are on the uptick. In this blog series, we’ll look into the reasons why healthcare cybercrime is trending, understand the motivations of threat actors behind it, and discuss what the healthcare industry can do to care for itself and the people they swore to protect.

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How the IIoT Is Delivering on the Promise of Asset Performance Management, Part 4

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:34:57 +0000

Part 1 of this 4-part series introduced ways in which increasing digitization might improve plant operations. Part 2: how IIoT can improve the productivity of reactive, preventive, predictive and proactive… Read more »

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How artificial intelligence stopped an Emotet outbreak

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:43:26 +0000

At 12:46 a.m. local time on February 3, a Windows 7 Pro customer in North Carolina became the first would-be victim of a new malware attack campaign for Trojan:Win32/Emotet. In the next 30 minutes, the campaign tried to attack over a thousand potential victims, all of whom were instantly and automatically protected by Windows Defender

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How the IIoT Is Delivering on Asset Performance Management, Part 4

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:34:57 +0000

Part 1 of this 4-part series introduced ways in which increasing digitization might improve plant operations. Part 2: how IIoT can improve the productivity of reactive, preventive, predictive and proactive… Read more »

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IoT connects buildings to new opportunities

Credit to Author: Barry Coflan| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:00:41 +0000

In my last post, I took a look at four IoT-related technologies that have been converging to enable more efficient, reliable and smarter buildings. These include the new IoT architecture,… Read more »

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DistribuTECH 2018 – Hot topics from electrical utilities heaven

Credit to Author: Ed Jarvis| Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:52:44 +0000

Did you miss DistribuTECH this year? No worries, we’ll go over some of the highlights of one of the industry’s biggest events. San Antonio was abuzz and flooded with throngs… Read more »

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Blockchain: 3 Reasons It’s Good for Financial Services

Credit to Author: Kim Tremblay| Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2018 13:34:22 +0000

Wall Street is all abuzz about blockchain- especially for banking and financial services.  Some consider it a threat while others see it as an opportunity to digitize the industry.  Still,… Read more »

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Making Workers a Strong Security Asset

Credit to Author: Jay Abdallah| Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2018 13:00:19 +0000

People play the most important role in security, there is no doubt, but here are some ways to keep people informed and be a strong part of a company’s security… Read more »

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Protecting customers from being intimidated into making an unnecessary purchase

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2018 22:00:05 +0000

There has been an increase in free versions of programs that purport to scan computers for various errors, and then use alarming, coercive messages to scare customers into buying a premium version of the same program. The paid version of these programs, usually called cleaner or optimizer applications, purportedly fixes the problems discovered by the

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Presenting: Malwarebytes Labs 2017 State of Malware Report

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 13:00:00 +0000

In our 2017 State of Malware report, we examined attack methods, malware developments, and distribution techniques used by cybercriminals over the last 12 months.

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Now you see me: Exposing fileless malware

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 14:00:21 +0000

Attackers are determined to circumvent security defenses using increasingly sophisticated techniques. Fileless malware boosts the stealth and effectiveness of an attack, and two of last years major ransomware outbreaks (Petya and WannaCry) used fileless techniques as part of their kill chains. The idea behind fileless malware is simple: If tools already exist on a device

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